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Bob Dylan in Mississippi

Essay by Andria Lisle, Oxford American, The, Summer 1999

"Oxford Town in the afternoon,Ev’rybody singin’ a sorrowful tune.Two men died ‘neath the Mississippi moon,Somebody better investigate soon.Oxford Town, Oxford Town,Ev’rybody’s got their heads bowed ...

Jeff Buckley: Our Glorious Spring: Jeff Buckley

Retrospective by Andria Lisle, Oxford American, The, Summer 2000

THERE IS A PICTURE, taken early in May 1997, at Ellen’s Soul Food Restaurant in Memphis. It’s a Sunday afternoon, and we’ve just arrived from ...

Ann Peebles: Soul Sensation

Profile by Andria Lisle, Oxford American, The, 2001

After thirty years in the biz, Ann Peebles has proven she’s much more than just the "female Al Green." ...

Ann Peebles

Retrospective by Andria Lisle, Oxford American, The, June 2001

When Ann Peebles and Gene "Bowlegs" Miller first crossed paths at the Rosewood Club in South Memphis, neither one would have called it destiny. ...

Jerry McCain: Absolutely the Best – The Complete Jewel Singles

Review by Andria Lisle, Oxford American, The, Summer 2001

BLUES HARMONICA fans beware: Jerry "Boogie" McCain's harp-blowing is anything but conventional, and this collection, featuring material cut a decade into his career, during the ...

Jim Ford: White Soul from the Black Hills: Whatever Happened to Jim Ford?

Retrospective by Barney Hoskyns, Oxford American, The, Fall 2005

TWENTY YEARS AGO I drove around the American South in pursuit of something I called "country soul." By that term I meant the late '60s/early ...

O.V. Wright: The Wright Stuff: O.V. Wright

Retrospective by Bill Bentley, Oxford American, The, December 2013

NOTE: This is the original, previously unpublished version of Bill's article.  ...

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